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nagucci, if you'd like to start off. i know a number of people will be speaking, nadia, joe, brook and john. so, john, why don't you go ahead. >> thank you, supervisor. good morning, chair farrell, supervisor mar, supervisor avalos. i'm from the convention facilities. get the slide. >> sfgtv -- >> thank you. today we have three separate except but related items you'll be asked to act on today. an order authorizing the issuance of cops, supplemental appropriation for cops and resolution finding fiscal feasibility. joining me today are joe president and ceo of the san francisco travel association. joe will talk briefly about the need to expand the moscone center. next brook, dpw senior project manager, will go through the project scope sequencing fiscal and feasibility. nadia, [speaker not understood], will go through financing cop issuance. i'll come back and briefly review the schedule and wrap up today's presentation. thank you again for your valuable time and continued support as we move through this important project through the legislative process. i would now like to introduce
with pedestrian safety, tourism, and operationses and maintenance. and now i'd like to turn it over to nadia [speaker not understood]. >> good morning, supervisors. nadia [speaker not understood] from the office of public finance. this slide highlights the [speaker not understood] up front. there are three potential forces. the city contribution which is an annual appropriation including this year's appropriation of approximately 1.7 million and an additional 2 plus million proposed for the next fiscal year. there is also a combination of district assessments if this board approves the formation of the district and establishment of the district. we could potentially use some of the assessment from inception of the district through the construction period and a total aggregate of 82.6 million plus [speaker not understood]. in addition we are proposing an issuance of certificates of participation to fund the project and we are also asking that we would be authority to issue cop to issue commercial paper in the project and fund the project and sell the construction period. so, that shows you an
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will officially go into effect and thousands of people are expected to seize the moment. nadia met one of those couples that is getting ready for their big day. >> wedding bells are in the air. after nearly six years together, amanda and april are rehearsing for their special day. they are just one of many couples set to tie the knot on tuesday when same sex marriage in maryland becomes legal. >> to be legally married under the state law is marvelous. >> a long journey included many obstacles. >> in 2009 when we had a commitment ceremony, we did not think it was going to happen anytime soon. same-sex couples can obtain a marriage license. those who oppose the law set -- set the stage for a maryland voters to decide on the november ballot, and a majority of voters approved the measure. they obtained their marriage license earlier this month. >> it was like yes, we finally did it. >> a little boy or girl that we get to adopt will be able to have two moms and their birth certificate or on their adoption certificate. >> same-sex weddings can potentially boost maryland's economy. >> as we head into
you for talking about that. >> thank you. >> thank you, nadia. as you can see by the schedule, we have a lot going on. >> excuse me real quick, supervisor avalos. >> i just have a quick question. perhaps, john, you might be able to respond. we have our tourist improvement district which probably is going to continue. is that going to have play any role in the actual debt service that we have? >> i'm going to let nadia respond to that. >> the tourism improvement district. so, there is a portion that's going to continue that's going to serve the convention visitors bureau outreach and marketing. and then what the other portion that was paying for -- >> the renovation is the .5 [speaker not understood]. >> that part is expiring [speaker not understood]? >> yes, in 2013 which is why it ramps up from .5 to 1.25. if has to [speaker not understood]. * it >> thank you. so, as you can see by the schedule, if you'll bring that up, please, we have a lot going on in the weeks and months ahead. today's presentation is highlighted in the slide in orange. coming up next, february 5th, the board sitt
british christians who alleged discrimination protect the quietly spoken 60-year-old, nadia eweida, seems an unlikely champion, but she has won the right to express her face by wearing a crucifix at work. british airways had argued the crucifix detracted from their companies uniform, but the judge decided that religious belief is more important than corporate image. >> it is a wake-up call that employers cannot pick and choose to favor one religion over another. >> a cases rely on articles 9 and 14 of the convention of human rights to protect rights of the freedom of thought, conscience, and religion. the other three appeals were rejected. and nurse was told that her hospital employers were within their rights to rule that her crucifix necklace was a health and safety risk. >> to be suddenly put in a position between regret had to choose between a professional love with a passion or my faith, i chose my faith. i don't feel that any christian or anyone with any strong religious views should be put in that position. >> in today's largely secular europe, it seems that legislation and religio
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that are here today, nadia from our public financing, and certainly kate howard and the budget staff, all here to help me help the city college to make sure they continue in the best tradition that we have in our city. after all, they need our help, our support. they will not be able to accomplish it all by themselves, so no less than any other educational institution. they cannot do it alone. certainly, i get that message from hydra a lot. working with her on the board of education, as well as her being at the city college at this time, and then with our community assets, read it is here at the head of children, youth, and family. she has been a critical part of the programs that support our educational institutions and will be similarly so when we meet the challenges of our community college. our community colleges, as i say earlier, is the really important part. let me tell you how important. 90,000 students come through city college. we cannot let that fail. we will not let that fail. [applause] it is, i think, california's finest example of a true, urban community college. it serves 90,00
you. as tina mentioned i am nadia and with the civil rights committee with the coalition in san and my comments are about the work with the san francisco police department work with the fbi. as many of you may recognize me and hear again the coalition worked to reduce rational and religious profiling of the communities. in fact the first hearing we had was september 2010 so that gives an idea how long we have been working on it and in the san francisco civil rights ordinance. given this effort and for many reasons we were extremely disappointed we were not giving report by the chief and found about it a few days ago and had to scramble schedules. as you know we have been waiting to speak. we would have more public comment if we had notice. we are concerned about it. we want to outline the communications we had with the chief. we sent a letter to the chief what we thought should be included in the report back and three members of the coalition that couldn't be here tonight met with the chief and others and verbally assured to provide a report with the information requested
for its multi-color zigzag design has been known. joining me for much more on this, nadia. there are reports he was headed back home to italy possibly to unveil new designs. >> the men's wear was going to launch in milan later this month, but an amazing group of designers that he's managed to recruit. his sister, angela, and a family business that started in 1953, his parents started the company. >> we know they're looking for them. they haven't been able to find the plane. but how did he become such a popular brand? how did the brand missoni become so popular? >> started by his parents and in the beginning it was really cutour but what victoria and his siblings managed to do was popularize it. missoni became available to everyday people at affordable prices. the website crashed in 2011. >> but it must have boosted sales. >> it boosted sales and very popular around the world. vittorio missoni has taken it to asia and france and really popularized what was originally inaccessible fashion. >> he comes from a real fashion family. >> his parents started it. interesting enough,
me to talk about this is nadia. >> why are prostitutes brushing up on their english. >> the world cup is coming, as well as the confederation cup and a lot of the prostitutes need to be able to communicate with their clients. so, as the president of the association of prostitutes says, she says, they'll have to learn how to work out financial deals and, also, use a specialized vocabulary with essential words and fetishes. >> oh, my. okay. >> she's the president of the association of prostitutes. >> there is a prostitutes association. it is illegal, they can have one. >> 4,000 sex workers who are members of the association and about 20 so far have signed up for the free english classes, but the president says she's hoping by march when the classes begin there will be about 300. >> wow. is english the only one that is being taught. the only language? >> there is also going to be french and italian because think of the people who pour into brazil for things like the confederation cup or world cup. so, isn't it interesting that you think about the oldest profession in the world learning n
kaye asked nadia bill czech an update on the search and the impact the missoni family has had on the fashion industry. >> tell me first about where this plane was head, about the flight itself? >> we know that vittorio missoni, one of the three heirities to empire you was with his wife, another couple, a pilot and co-pilot, in the island of lass roques, left there friday morning. 11:30 friday morning, only ten miles having left loss roques, the venezuelan-born pilot spoke to the mainland that was the last we heard from the six of them. >> just ten miles out. >> they have disappeared somewhere off the venezuelan coast. >> from what we understand, he was heading home to italy to unveil a new line? >> they were going to the main airport us in caracas to madrid and then italy. the latest in the men's ware fashion which is designed by his sister, angela missoni. >> so popular. you see it every where. how did they get started, do you snow >> it started with their parents in the 1950s. you had vittorio and risita missoni started knit ware and it morphed into this major fashion empire
had our nadia bilchik check in with some of the best
had our nadia bilchik check in with some of the best hotels in town to try to find a room. >> i'm wondering how much a hotel room will be for sunday night, the night before the inauguration? oh, a three-night minimum stay. and how much is that per night? $1,532 per night. so that's a three-night minimum, $5,262 for the three nights, but it would have to be a three-night minimum. a view overlooking pennsylvania avenue, yes. and how much would that be? $1,655 for three nights, the grand total is $5,719. i'll call you back if we decide to take it. you've got the 19th through the 22nd, and what would that be per night? $999 a night. i wonder if you had any rooms left and what the price was? you have a four-night
the ceremony. our nadia bilchik spoke to them about their plans. >> this is your first time producing the oscars. but you've been preparing for this for years. tell me about that. >> well, you know, it's -- we produced a movie a couple of years ago called "the bucket list," which turned into a nice little hit. and we for the past decade or so have wanted to be doing this show, and when we got the job, we said, this has always been on our bucket list. >> and you've had a vision for how you would produce the oscars for so long. so so far is it turning out the way you hoped? >> yeah, i would say that what's interesting about it is that neil and i have played this fantasy game for the last five, six, seven, eight years, saying, what if, what if they called and said, would you like to produce the oscars. and then you sort of say, what we would do. and we started coming up with ideas and pitching ideas to each other about what we'd do if we have the opportunity. and then of course after a while you sort of give up on that because you think, ah, they're never going to call. >> who called --
. this is a massive victory for nadia which could have repercussions for the burqa ban in france. she has steadfastly stuck to her argument ma she feels she had absolutely the right to wear this very small cross around her neck underneath the nexter chief that she wore has part of her uniform. initially british airways threatened to suspend her. it took the intervention of the most senior anglican in the world, the archbishop of cantor bury. she continued her fight against the british government saying they haven't safeguard her human rights to wear this cross. finally, now after six failures in various different british courts, a european court, one of the highest in the system, ruled in her favor. she explained why she felt so strongly about her right to wear the cross. >> because why should i be made to feel ashamed for wearing my cross, being told off for exercising what i thought was a civil liberty of manifesting my faith by wearing the christian cross and other colleagues around me expressing their faith with wear iing sikh bengals or turbines? >> reporter: she's saying this is a huge victory
discrimination when british airways told her not to wear a cross over her uniform at work. nadia awada was sent home, then offered another position when she refused to hide her cross. she says it all came down to fairness. >> because why should i be made to feel ashamed for wearing my cross, being told off for exercising what i thought was a civil liberty of manifesting my faith, my faith, by wearing the christian cross and other colleagues around me expressing their faith with wearing hijabs, why so me? >> we should note the court's ruling is not legally binding in britain. but the country is legally obligated to take it into account, they say. >>> president's inauguration starts in five days. along with security and staff, do you know who else is preparing? cell phone providers. just think of all the tweets and the instagrams and phone calls happening this weekend in washington, putting up extra cell towers around the national mall, adding power to the ones already there to handle said calls and phone calls and videos that people will no doubt be sending, including myself. be sure to watch cn
morning to you, carol. her name is nadia ueda, she was sitting at a british airways desk and had a big crucifix around her neck and a chain and told she had to be transferred to another job so she said excuse me, wait a minute, this is discrimination. she filed and filed and filed here in the uk and her case was heard and then dismissed over and over again. i think it was rejected like six times. anyway, she persisted, she went to the european human rights court and they basically were weighing what b.a.'s perception of its corporate image should be or versus her own right and desire to wear any kind of religious artifact that she wanted to. anyway they said and they ruled and this was significant because it was the first time in a case like this something had happened that she was right, so she won, and upon hearing of her victory she said, "thank you, jesus." carol? >> the ruling's not legally binding, is it? >> yeah, that's what's interesting about this. the european court made this ruling but it's not essentially legally binding, so they can't basically order the uk courts to say i
court today in strasbourg, france, ruled that nadia's implyers, british airways, policy interfered with her right to practice her religion. she was quote jubilant and very pleased that quote, christian rights had been vindicated. british airways sent her home without pay in 2006 when she refused to remove her cross or put it under her uniform. she lost her case in a british employment tribunal, it ruled it is not the religious duty of christians to wear a cross. but ba ultimately changed the dress code rules and reinstated eweida. she feels they did it under pressure and not a change of heart. her victory does again sit her for -- compensate her for lost pay is a symbolic one. >> i have colleagues who wear hijab and muslim colleagues that don't wear hijab. they have a choice to wear it or don't wear it. everybody has the right and faith and makeup to express their faith in their way. why should i be discriminated against on par with other colleagues? >> reporter: british prime minister john david cameron today tweeted that he was delighted that the principle of wearing a religious
, of course, hotel rooms. so we had our nadia bilchik check in with some of the best hotels around the city to try and find a room. >>> making inquiries about room rates. i'm wondering how much a hotel room will be for sunday night. the night before the inauguration. oh, a three-night minimum stay. how much is that per night? $1,532 per night. so that's a three-night minimum. $5,262 for the three nights, but it would have to be a three-night minimum. overlooking pennsylvania avenue, yes. how much would that be? $1,165 a night. the grand total, $5,719. i'm wondering if i could speak to reservations, please, i'm looking for this sunday. the 19th through the 22nd. what would that be per night? $999 a night. so that's a minimum stay of $999 a night. this sunday the night before the inauguration. i wondered if you had any room lefts -- rooms left. a four-night minimum, king size, $1,145 a night. if one were to upgrade, a premier suite, junior suite? i'm curious to know how much it's going for. the royal sweet, $20,000 a night four-night minimum. has that been booked for the inauguration? it has
and the dog were told? >> i was so hoping you'd ask that question. the answer is zero nadia, zip. >> well, if anybody bought it we should do an interview with him to say what were you thinking? that fake agent is so goofy to me. >> i travel with them all time. >> peter greenberg, thanks. we'll all be in washington on monday for the festivities and cbs news will bring you complete coverage of president obama's second inauguration beginning at 7:00 a.m. pacific time. the swearing-in is set for 9:00 on this cbs station. >>> if you've ever been to a great concert, you probably have mcintosh [ female announcer ] safeway presents real big deals of the week. or why it doesn't have to be an adventure to stick to your new year's budget. because safeway gives you real big club card deals each week. right now, a case of arrowhead water is just $3.33. folgers is $7.99 for the large size. that's a huge deal. rise and shine. simply orange oj is just $2.88. real big deals this week and every week. only at safeway. ingredients for life. [ female announcer ] this is a special m
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